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Cascade, Tile Windows Horizontally, and Tile Windows Vertically Commands Do Not Work

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This article was previously published under Q312290
SYMPTOMS
If there are more than two grouped taskbar buttons on the taskbar, the Cascade, Tile Windows Horizontally, and Tile Windows Vertically commands may not work correctly.
CAUSE
This problem can occur if the Group similar taskbar buttons feature is enabled.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this problem, right-click the grouped taskbar button, and then click Minimized Group before you use the Cascade, Tile Windows Horizontally, or Tile Windows Vertically command.
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
MORE INFORMATION
To use the Cascade, Tile Windows Horizontally, or Tile Windows Vertically command, right-click the taskbar, and then click one of the commands.
Properties

Article ID: 312290 - Last Review: 12/19/2001 02:43:00 - Revision: 1.1

  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • kbprb kbui KB312290
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